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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fisher River Cemetery / Fisher River War Memorial (Fisher River Cree Nation)

A stone monument in the cemetery of the Fisher River Cree Nation commemorates local residents who died during military service in the First World War and Second World War.

Fisher River War Memorial

Fisher River War Memorial (November 2022)
Source: Suyoko Tsukamoto

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.43927, W97.36172
denoted by symbol on the map above

First World War

Name

Occupation

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Amos Murdock

Farmer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

1 March 1896

15 September 1916

McIvor Sinclair

Labourer

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles

Private

12 December 1892

8 November 1916

John George Sinclair

Labourer

43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry

Private

16 March 1891

5 April 1917

Second World War

Name

Service

Rank

Birth Date

Death Date

Leonard Victor Crate
[Gimli]

Royal Canadian Artillery

Bombardier

23 January 1918

5 January 1945

Arthur Murdock
[Gimli]

Royal Canadian Artillery

Gunner

7 March 1920

27 August 1945

Sources:

For the names of First World War casualities from Manitoba who do not appear on any physical monument in the province, see the Manitoba Historical Society War Memorial. If you know of a name that is omitted from this list, please contact the MHS War Memorial Researcher Darryl Toews (darryl@mhs.mb.ca).

Soldiers of the First World War - Canadian Expeditionary Force, Library and Archives Canada.

Canadian Virtual War Memorial, Veterans Affairs Canada.

Financial support for research reported on this page was provided by the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program (2015-2016).

Stories of some of our Fisher River veterans in remembrance,” Fisher River Cree Nation, 11 November 2020.

We thank Jim Busby and Suyoko Tsukamoto for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Darryl Toews and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 November 2022

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